APR/EAR Calculation & Retirement Accounts?
1. You have just purchased a new warehouse. To finance the purchase, you’ve arranged for a 30-year mortgage loan for 80 percent of the $ 2,200,000 purchase price. The monthly payment on this loan will be $ 12,000. Therefore, the APR on this loan is _______ percent and the EAR is _______ percent. (Do not include the percent signs (%). Round your answers to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))
2. You have just made your first $ 1,000 contribution to your retirement account. Assuming you earn an 6 percent rate of return and make no additional contributions, your account will be worth $ _______ when you retire in 35 years. It will be worth $ ______ if you wait 10 years before contributing. (Do not include the dollar sign ($ ). Round your answers to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))
It seems I got the APR correct but it won’t take me to the correct EAR? I don’t know…